James “Jimmy” Carlton Earp, Jr.

    Birth Date: 06/19/1952
    Deceased Date: 10/20/2022

    James Carlton “Jimmy” Earp, Jr., age 70, passed away October 20, 2022 at his home. Born June 19, 1952 in Wayne County he was a son of the late James C. and Ruby Rogers Earp, Sr.

    After proudly serving his country in the United States Air Force, the Lord called Jimmy into the ministry. He spent the next 40 years ministering and touched many lives over his journey here on earth. Jimmy loved his family. His two daughters, Lynn and Pamela, were his world. He spent his entire life making sure they were happy and taken care of. His wife, Kay, was his constant companion for over 50 years. Jimmy’s pride and joy though, were his four grandchildren. They were the lights of his life and he enjoyed spending time with them and being there to support them any chance he got.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, October 22, 2022 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home with Rev. Marvin Ownley officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Saturday evening, just prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, October 23, 2022 in Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro with Mr. Brandon Edwards officiating.

    Surviving are his wife, Kay Earp; daughters, Lynn Sanders and husband Jamie of Zebulon and Pamela Barnes and husband Jason of Princeton; sisters, Shirley Zabriskie and her late husband Joe, Betty Rook and husband Larry and Judy Beavers and husband Curt; grandchildren, Aimee Roix and husband Ryan, Blake Sanders, Courtney Barnes and fiancé Matt Baker and Jacob Barnes; sister-in-law, Diane Davis and husband Gene; special friend and brother-in-law, Danny Stanley and wife Cindy; and many nieces and nephews whom he loved like his own.

    Online condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com.

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